If Flaubert was ‘a man of the quill,’ then perhaps I am ‘a woman of the ear.’ My interviews aren’t interviews as such. Just talks. We just talk and my role is to listen. Listening was difficult at first because of the cognitive dissonance I experienced. All that we’d believed in.
Over at The Millions, Il’ja Rákoš interviews 2015 Nobel Laureate for Literature Svetlana Alexievich.